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Participating in an internship is a great way to put classroom learning into practical experience. While engaged in the supportive environment of an internship you can test career goals, enhance professional skills, develop self-reliance, self-esteem, and responsibility. Furthermore, internships encourage networking with professionals and will provide increased marketability for employment after graduation. Below are two options for earning internship credits. Consider meeting with your academic advisor before making a final decision regarding which option is best for you.

OCG 493/494: Physics and Physical Oceanography Independent Study

Requirements

  • Junior or senior standing in natural science, natural resources, or engineering
  • Permission of instructor

Logistics

  • 1-6 Credits
  • S/U only
  • Special Problems and Independent Study in Oceanography
  • Research in oceanography conducted as supervised individual study

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Physics and Physical Oceanography

ITR 302/304

Requirements

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Minimum 60 credits prior to internship
  • Available free elective credit
  • Good academic and social standing

Logistics

  • Earn between 6 and 15 free elective credits
  • ITR 302 (field experience) 3-12 credits
  • ITR 304 (seminar) 3 credits
  • Seminar offered online and in class (in class -spring only)

Contact
Office of Experiential Learningand Community Engagement
401.874.2311

https://www.uri.edu/career

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